Blue Cheese Pear Salad


Rebecca Baird of Salt Lake City, Utah shares the recipe for this refreshing salad. The combination of greens, pears, raspberries, nuts and blue cheese topped with a zest mustard dressing is just delightful!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
10 servings


  • 8 cups mixed salad greens

  • 1 cup unpeeled fresh pear slices

  • 1 cup fresh raspberries

  • ½ cup crumbled blue cheese

  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts, toasted

  • cup olive or vegetable oil

  • ¼ cup cider vinegar

  • 1 ½ teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 pinch pepper to taste


  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the greens, pears, raspberries if desired, blue cheese and nuts. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the remaining ingredients; shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately.